Forewords - The Books Before the Buzz

With our column, Forewords, we let readers know the latest book news about some of the web team's most-anticipated upcoming releases across the genres — just as the projects are announced!

DEBUT AUTHOR

Mainsteram - In Jessica Tom’s Bad Taste, an aspiring cookbook author is thrown into the glamorous and, at times, not so glam New York restaurant scene when she’s hired as the ghostwriter and taster for a famous critic who’s lost his sense of taste.

CONTINUING SERIES

Paranormal Romance - Jenn Bennett is back with Grave Phantoms, an upcoming story in her Roaring Twenties series that stars a flapper who falls in love with her bootlegging brother’s right hand man. Their lives take an unexpected turn when a long-lost boat reappears with people who shouldn’t be alive.

Thriller - James Rollins will continue his bestselling Sigma series with four additional installments. Release dates TBA.

NEW SERIES

New Adult - Monica Murphy, who has taken the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists by storm, will be penning another New Adult series, this time featuring three bad boy billionaire best friends. Titles and release dates: TBA.

Contemporary Romance - Kimberly Raye is set for a new small-town trilogy set in Texas where a missing moonshine recipe and an old feud fuels the lives of three granddaughters who find love along the way. The series will kick-off with Texas Thunder.

Erotic Romance - Merrier the more, right? In Cara McKenna’s upcoming ménage-themed erotic romance series, a married couple find themselves inviting a sexy alpha stranger into their lives in an attempt to play out their most desired fantasies. Look for the first book, Perfect Stranger, in the near future!

PIQUING OUR INTEREST

Contemporary Romance - In Jeanette Grey’s Romance Languages, a young woman sets off to spend a week in Paris with a man she thinks is staying in a nearby hostel. Turns out, he actually owns a penthouse apartment and is the lost heir to a major corporation.

Erotica - Shawntelle Madison’s Bound to You and At Your Service finds a personal concierge falling for a businessman who’s not looking to be tied down. Coming soon from Loveswept.

Contemporary Romance - In Only In My Dreams, seven siblings inherit an abandoned monastery and decide to renovate it into a luxury event space. But with so many obstacles to overcome, will they succeed? Look for the latest from Darcy Burke coming soon.

Paranormal Fiction - Author of the upcoming Housewitch, Katie Schickel is also set for Mer, a mermaid tale described as “Jaws meets The Little Mermaid”. In the book, after surfing the perfect wave, a young woman transforms into a mermaid and sets out to track down her sister’s killer. Look for this exciting book in 2016!

These are this week's deals that we can’t wait to hear more about in the coming months. Check back every Monday for more Forewords and you can always visit our Upcoming Releases Page!